Self-storage providers primp space to meet local aesthetics, other demands

Demand for self-storage space is high in the U.S., but providers are finding it difficult to expand near dense population areas because of zoning restrictions, concerns about industrial blight and the reluctance of local tax authorities to approve projects that bring in low property taxes and employ few people. In response, self-storage providers are designing facilities that blend in better and that provide other amenities such as meeting space.

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